Nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac this WELL MAINTAINED (see list of improvements) 5 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom colonial offers a peaceful residential setting without sacrificing easy access to major commuter routes. A tailored brick and vinyl siding exterior, a relaxing front porch entrance, 2-car garage, new concrete driveway and front walkway, Trex deck, slate patio, and vibrant landscaping are only some of the fine features that make this home so special. An open floor plan, spacious room sizes, an abundance of windows, and loving maintenance including a new roof (2017), new HVAC (2015), new attic insulation (2015), upgraded kitchen (2016), and more create instant appeal. A foyer, with oak hardwood floors, welcomes you into the home. In the living room, three picture windows make the room cheery and bright. Hardwoods continue into the dining room where neutral paint and a chic light fixture offer a versatile backdrop for hosting dinner parties. In the updated kitchen, white cabinets read crisp and clean against gleaming granite countertops, as recessed lighting and stainless steel appliances add an extra degree of polish. Don't miss the pantry shelves & trash bin that slide out. An over-the-sink window provides the finishing touch. Steps away, the breakfast area provides delightful dining accommodations with views of the private, tree-lined lot. A peninsula breakfast bar, with sleek pendant lights, transitions to the family room where a raised-hearth, brick fireplace and skylights create an inviting atmosphere for get-togethers with family and friends. A charming powder room with a white pedestal sink complements the main level. Carpeted stairs lead up to the spacious master bedroom where a walk-in closet with built-in organizers and a separate dressing/sitting area maximize the room~s functionality. A renovated bathroom with gorgeous earth-toned tiles, a wood vanity, and a glass-enclosed shower complete this private retreat. Three additional sun-filled bedrooms, each with ample closet space, share the beautifully appointed hall bath. On the lower level, neutral paint, neutral carpet, and recessed lighting outfit the huge, multi-purpose recreation room. A laundry room with new machines offers loads of storage space, while a fifth bedroom (not legal)/media room/home office plus full bath provide the extra functional space that makes this home a perfect fit! Enjoy entertaining family and friends on the raised deck with views of the spectacularly private, landscaped lot or relax on the stone patio complete with custom built privacy screen and incorporated built-in bench . Take advantage of recreational opportunities at any of the areas nearby parks or indulge in fine shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences just a short drive away. All this and more can be found in beautiful Springfield, with easy access to the VRE, Metro, I-95/Express Lanes, and the Fairfax County Parkway. A Park & Ride lot, at the corner of Gambrill & Fairfax Parkway, offers express buses to the Franconia-Springfield Metro Station and to the Pentagon. For a lovely home in a commuter-friendly residential setting, come home to Middle Valley Drive!